News in Brief
Cerner extends use of health information exchange
June 28, 2012 -- Healthcare information systems firm Cerner announced a joint venture to deploy its electronic clinical exchange platform in physician offices, hospitals, and community care facilities of the Wirral University Teaching Hospital National Health Service Foundation Trust.
Frost & Sullivan publishes imaging services report
June 27, 2012 -- The medical imaging services market in Europe is a challenging one in which vendors will need to expand their service portfolios to include customized offerings, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
ETIAM's sales increase in early 2012
June 27, 2012 -- French software firm ETIAM announced that it had a 50% increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2012, compared with the same time period in 2011.
Agfa brings RIS/PACS to laparoscopic unit
June 27, 2012 -- Agfa HealthCare said it has integrated its Impax RIS/PACS software with the Laparoscopic Theatre at Birmingham Children's Hospital National Health Service Foundation Trust in the U.K.
Philips eyes interventional x-ray dose reduction
June 26, 2012 -- At this week's U.K. Radiological Congress in Manchester, Philips Healthcare unveiled AlluraClarity, a new family of interventional x-ray systems that feature the company's ClarityIQ x-ray dose-reduction technology.